He deliberately tried to trip me.
The dancers tripped off the stage. Noun
They got back from their trip yesterday.
a trip around the world
He was on an acid trip.
an ankle injury caused by a tripSee More
Recent Examples on the Web
But sure, Joe Biden is three years older and occasionally trips on things.—Asher Notheis, Washington Examiner, 12 Nov. 2023 Some neuroscientists now believe that the drugs’ mental-health benefits don’t come from tripping.—Richard A. Friedman, The Atlantic, 8 Nov. 2023 While approaching her judge’s chair and waving at the audience, Klum tripped and hit the floor, a clip from the new AGT spinoff showed.—Bailey Richards, Peoplemag, 28 Oct. 2023 Bullying, mental health and death threats are discussed, and footage of professional matches shows players being tripped, kicked and pushed.—Common Sense Media, Washington Post, 20 Oct. 2023 There are so many things to love about fall—cozy weather, trips to the apple orchards or pumpkin patches, leaf-peeping, football games, loading up on pumpkin spice everything… the list goes on and on.—Sunset Staff, Sunset Magazine, 12 Oct. 2023 But three days before their return, Ms. McNeely tripped and fell, damaging her spine, which had been weakened from radiation treatments.—Will Heinrich, New York Times, 2 Nov. 2023 Halfway through the video, the tables turn and Joanna is then chased by the ghost, who ends up tripping and falling, losing his pants.—Hannah Sacks, Peoplemag, 1 Nov. 2023 Both candidates have had physical issues: Biden has tripped or fallen repeatedly and Trump, in 2020, defended his unusually cautious walk down a ramp while holding onto a service member's arm.—Lalee Ibssa, ABC News, 31 Oct. 2023
During his trip to Ukraine, Austin announced a new $100 million security aid package for Ukraine, which included an unspecified number of those NATO-standard 155mm artillery shells.—Tom Soufi Burridge, ABC News, 21 Nov. 2023 According to Ephron, Mayers finally reached out to him directly the evening of November 6, 2021, with calls and texts asking where Ephron was staying during a trip to Los Angeles.—Nancy Dillon, Rolling Stone, 20 Nov. 2023 My mom fobbed me off with wistful trips around the city.—Eren Orbey, The New Yorker, 20 Nov. 2023 Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin announced a new military aid package for Ukraine of up to $100 million during an unannounced trip to Kyiv on Monday.—Mike Brest, Washington Examiner, 20 Nov. 2023 Meanwhile, more baby boomers are taking trips this year compared to last year, after putting off travel over inflation or health concerns.—Josh Feldman, NBC News, 19 Nov. 2023 The good days were filled with trips to the beach in Rhode Island, karaoke parties at their Brooklyn apartment and pool days with their daughter.—Andrea Salcedo, Washington Post, 19 Nov. 2023 During his latest trip to the United States, Myhovych has also visited hospitals and other organizations across Tennessee and Kentucky.—Tony Holt, arkansasonline.com, 19 Nov. 2023 The family also made a special trip together up to the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty, as documented on Marlo’s social media.—Francesca Gariano, Peoplemag, 18 Nov. 2023 See More
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Middle English trippen, from Anglo-French treper, triper, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English treppan to tread — more at trap